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SCHWEIZ / SUISSE / SVIZZERA / SVIZRA - SWITZERLAND

BASEL

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FRIBOURG / FREIBURG

GENÈVE / GENEVA

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INSET: DOWNTOWN BASEL

Basel 2009 downtown tram map

ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAP

DB Dreirosenbrücke WSB Wettsteinbrücke
MB Mittlere Brücke      

ROUTES

TRAM ROUTES

Operator: Basler Verkehrsbetriebe (BVB)

  1 Dreirosenbrücke - Voltaplatz - Bahnhof St Johann - Burgfelderplatz - Schützenhaus - Bahnhof SBB [- Bankverein - Wettsteinbrücke - Messeplatz - Badischer Bahnhof]
  2 Binningen Kronenplatz - Bahnhof SBB - Bankverein - Wettsteinbrücke - Messeplatz - Badischer Bahnhof - Eglisee
  3 Birsfelden Hard - St. Alban - Aeschenplatz - Bankverein - Burgfelderplatz - Burgfelden Grenze
  6 Allschwil - Heuwaage - Theater - Schifflände - Mittlere Brücke - Messeplatz - Badischer Bahnhof - Eglisee - Riehen Grenze
  8 Neuweilerstrasse - Schützenhaus - Bahnhof SBB - Aeschenplatz - Bankverein - Schifflände - Mittlere Brücke - Kleinhüningen
14 Pratteln - Muttenz - St. Jakob - Aeschenplatz - Bankverein - Schifflände - Mittlere Brücke - Messeplatz - Dreirosenbrücke
15 Bruderholz - Wolfschlucht - Aeschenplatz - (Circular section: Bankverein - Wettsteinbrücke - Messeplatz - Mittlere Brücke - Schifflände - Bankverein -)
16 Bruderholz - Leimgrubenweg - Heuwaage - Theater - Schifflände
21 Badischer Bahnhof - Messeplatz - Dreirosenbrücke - Voltaplatz - Bahnhof St Johann [In rush hours only]

Operator: Baselland Transport (BLT)

10 Rodersdorf - Leymen (France) - Flüh - Ettingen - Bottmingen - Zoo - Heuwaage - Theater - Bankverein - Aeschenplatz - SBB Bahnhof - Münchensteinerstrasse - Münchenstein - Dornach
11 Aesch - Reinach - Münchensteinerstrasse - Bahnhof SBB - Aeschenplatz - Bankverein - Schifflände - Voltaplatz - St. Louis Grenze
E11 Reinach Süd - [Münchensteinerstrasse - Heuwaage - Theater - Bankverein - Aeschenplatz - Münchensteinerstrasse]
17 Ettingen - Bottmingen - Zoo - Heuwaage - Theater - Schifflände - Mittlere Brücke - Wiesenplatz


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • BVB - 47 km.
  • BLT - 39 km.


HISTORY

  • BVB trams: 1895 - today.
  • Line 10 (Basel - Dornach): Birseckbahn (BEB) (electric): 1902 - 1974. Fused into the BLT.
  • Line 10 (Basel - Ettingen - Rodersdorf): Birstigtalbahn (BTB) (steam): 1887-1905; (electric): 1905 - 1974. Fused into the BLT.
  • Line 11 (Basel - Aesch): Trambahn Basel-Aesch (TBA) (electric): 1907 - 1974. Fused into the BLT.
  • Line 14 (Basel - Pratteln): Basellandschaftliche Ueberlandbahn (BUeB) (electric): 1921 - 1974. Fused into the BLT.
  • BLT trams: 1974 - today.

GAUGE

  • 1000 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Buckley, R.J. Tramways and Light Railways of Switzerland and Austria. Milton Keynes (England): Light Rail Transit Association, 1st ed., 1984.
  • Buckley, R.J. Tramways and Light Railways of Switzerland and Austria. Milton Keynes (England): Light Rail Transit Association, 2nd ed., 2000.
  • Eisenbahnatlas Schweiz / Railatlas Suisse Köln (Germany): Schweers + Wall, 2004.
  • Jeanmaire, C. Basler Strassenbahnen: Ein Photobuch aus den vergangenen 100 Jahren, 1880 - 1895 - 1968 / Tramways of Basle (Switzerland): Photographs of the past 100 years, 1880 - 1895 - 1968. Villigen (AG, Switzerland): Verlag Eisenbahn, 1981.
  • Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile - No.97: Basel, Switzerland", Tramways and Urban Transit, Oct. 2015 (78: 934), p.407-411.
  • Wansbeek, C.J."Basel - BVB+BLT: It takes two to Tango", Tramways and Urban Transit, Dec. 2006 (69: 828), p.457-460.

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